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10 Most Generous Cities in the U.S. in 2009

10 Most Generous Cities in the U.S. in 2009

Christie Garton / USA Today

February 12, 2010

Last year was a banner year for charity when it came to online giving. Indeed, despite a difficult economy, more than $284 million was donated online by the 273 large cities ranked by Convio in 2009, up from almost $240 million raised in 2008.

The 10 most generous large cities in the U.S. in 2009?

Based on donations per capita processed by Convio last year, here’s the list:

  1. Alexandria, Va.
  2. Cambridge, Mass.
  3. Arlington, Va.
  4. Washington, D.C.
  5. Minneapolis
  6. Seattle
  7. Berkeley, Calif.
  8. St. Louis
  9. Bellevue, Wash.
  10. Ann Arbor, Mich.

Go here to see how your city stacks up against the full listing.

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